A painting of Halton Grange in 1904, when it belonged to Thomas Hazlehurst. (The artist seems to have been in the area of what is now the Heath Road end of Boston Avenue.) It is now the Town Hall. The fields and gardens seen here are now flat areas of grass and is a public access area.
The message reads:-
Mr. Molyneux's pal had been instructed by him to send you this PC (postcard, not computer!), he being unable to write, but all the same he hopes to hear from you in due course